FASTag a must for all new four-wheelers from December 1: Centre

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A government notification explains that a FASTag means “an on board unit (transponder) or any such device fitted on the front windscreen on the vehicle”.

The government made on Thursday installation of FASTag, a rechargeable card that uses passive radio frequency identification (RFID ) technology to debit toll charges automatically, mandatory for all four-wheel automobiles sold from December 1.

Manufacturers and authorised dealers will have to ensure vehicles are fitted with the tag.

“In case of vehicles that are sold as drive-away chassis without windscreen, FASTag will have to be fitted by the vehicle owner before it is registered,” said the Union road transport and highways ministry in a statement.

The tag will allow seamless travel on highways, cutting


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